• 1963
  • In 1963, a doctor in North Carolina named George Johnson saw a link between the disease Reye had discovered and one he was seeing in children after an outbreak of influenza. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In 1965 Reye was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians In 1963 The Lancet published an article written by Reye, Graeme Morgan and Jim Baral about an encephalopathic condition that became known as Reye syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • A potential increased risk of developing Reye syndrome is one of the main reasons that aspirin has not been recommended for use in children and teenagers, the age group for which the risk of lasting serious effects is highest. (wikipedia.org)
  • condition
  • This serious condition is described as a "syndrome" rather than a disease as the clinical features that physicians use to diagnose it are quite broad. (wikipedia.org)